Rosie Ibbotson

Senior LecturerRosie Ibbotson

Honours and Postgraduate Diploma Co-ordinator
Karl Popper 506
Internal Phone: 95368


Research Interests

Rosie Ibbotson's research centres on the long nineteenth century, and concerns the entanglements of visual representation and environmental change. She is writing a book titled 'Picturing the imperial Anthropocene: Visual representation and environmental change in the long nineteenth century', and recently she has published on the intersections of visual and material culture and de-extinction. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Canterbury, Rosie completed a doctorate focusing on the transnational Arts and Crafts Movement, before taking up a Postdoctoral Research Associateship at the Yale Center for British Art.

Recent Publications

  • Ibbotson R. (2020) Revisiting the medievalism of the British Arts and Crafts Movement. In Parker J; Wagner C (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Victorian medievalism: 523-538.Oxford University Press.
  • Abasa S., Ellis N. and McCarthy C. (2019) Decolonising museums: Training for museum professionals. Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington: Museums Aotearoa 2019 Conference Ko Aotearoa Tēnei, 22-24 May 2019.
  • Ibbotson R. (2019) ‘Pigments not to be effaced’: Visual culture, colonial aesthetics and environmental violence in the long nineteenth century. University of Canterbury: Aotearoa New Zealand Studies Seminar Series, 02 Apr 2019.
  • Ibbotson R. (2019) Anthropocene optics: Art, visual representation, and environmental change. Toi Moroki Centre of Contemporary Art: invited lecture for CoCA Public Programme, 02 Mar 2019.
  • Ibbotson R. (2019) Image of the environment: Art, visual representation, and ecological violence in the long nineteenth century. Christchurch, Canterbury: invited lecture for UC Arts 'An evening with...' lecture series, 07 May 2019.